Joseph R. Warrichaiet
May 27, 1926 - October 25, 2012
by: Pat Drees
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 .
Joseph R. Warrichaiet, 86, of Shay Lake
in Oconto County passed away on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at Bellin
Hospital, Green Bay.
The son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Russell
Warrichaiet was born May 27, 1926 in Green Bay. He was a veteran of
WWII serving with the U.S. Army. On October 22, 1949, he was married to
Sophie Kozlowski at Little Suamico. The couple resided in Two Rivers
for 4 years and then moved to Green Bay. Joe was a maintenance engineer
for Standard Oil Company for Northeastern Wisconsin. Following his
retirement, the couple moved to Shay Lake. His wife preceded him in
death on Dec. 3, 1995. He was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church,
Coleman. Joe was an avid sportsman and enjoyed dancing.
three sons; Mark (Lauri) of Phoenix, AZ; Mike (Keri) of Oconto, and
Keith (Nancy) of Green Bay; 7 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild;
special friend, Arlene Rocheleau of Coleman; 3 brothers; Melvin (Janet)
of Coleman, Francis (Betty) and Vernon (Connie) all of Oconto; 2
sisters; Doris Borkovec of Oconto and Julianna (Jerry) Strom of
Spenser, WI; 1 brother-in-law, Eugene Karcz of Green Bay; 1
sister-in-law, Angie Kozlowski of Milwaukee; many nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends.
Besides his parents and wife, Sophie, he
was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kayla Warrichaiet; 3
brothers; Russell, Milton, and Valentine; and 2 sisters; Jean Garrigan
and Arvilla Whitcomb. Relatives and friends may call at St. Anne
Catholic Church, 228 E. Main St., Coleman after 9:00 a.m. on Monday,
Oct. 29th until time of service. A Mass of Christian Burial will be
held on Monday at the church at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Celestine Byekwaso
officiating. Interment will be in Brookside Cemetery with Military
Rites by the Coleman American Legion and VFW. Please visit
www.rhodescharapata.com to express online condolences.
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